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English Definitionfault; defect; shortcomings; ailment
Simplified Script毛病
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄠˊ ㄅㄧㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mou4beng6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
máohair; feather; down; wool; mildew; mold; coarse or semifinished; young; raw; careless; unthinking; nervous; scared; (of currency) to devalue or depreciate; measure word for Chinese fractional monetary unit (= , = one-tenth of a yuan or 10 fen ); (Chinese surname)
bìngillness; disease; to fall ill; defect

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Words With Same Head Word    
毛衣máoyī(wool) sweater
毛笔máobǐwriting brush
毛线máoxiànknitting wool; wool yarn
毛泽东思想máozédōng sīxiǎngMao Zedong Thought; Maoism
Words With Same Tail Word    
看病kànbìngto visit a doctor; to see a patient
疾病jíbìngdisease; sickness; ailment
生病shēngbìngto fall ill
得病débìngto fall ill; to contract a disease
弊病bìbìngmalady; evil; malpractice; drawback; disadvantage
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